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Robust Fortunes Expected For Short-Term Residuals
Improvement in U.S. Sector Removes Anxiety Paving Way for Rise The prospects for residuals in the short term continue to improve as the demand for aircraft increases amidst a shortage of quality equipment. Values of most of those types still in production in the short term, perhaps the next two…

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April 2, 2007
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Storage Figures Lose Relevance
There may be some 1,000 aircraft listed as being in storage but this is of little relevance to the current market when so many are not expected to be returned to service. Of the approximate 1,000 in storage, there are only four A319s, 11 A320s, two B767-300ERs, four B747-400s, three…

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April 2, 2007
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New Aircraft Pricing Continues To See Discounting
Despite the optimism surrounding short-term residuals the pricing being offered on new aircraft remains competitive. The backlogs may be extending to the next decade but the pencils of both manufacturers sales teams have to remain sharp. The competitive element remains sufficiently strong as to force the manufacturers to offer considerable…

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April 2, 2007
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"End" of B747-400 Passenger Deliveries Fails To Dampen Values
The last passenger B747-400 has been effectively delivered as a result of a change in an existing order by Philippine Airlines but this milestone has failed to dent values for the ageing leviathan. Philippine Airlines has changed the only remaining order for the passenger version of the B747-400 to B777s,…

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April 2, 2007
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Rates Remain Stable
At long last the lease rentals of the older widebodies appear to have stopped falling with some actually registering an increase as operators seek short-term solutions to longer-term shortfalls in capacity. While the price of oil continues to hover around $60 a barrel the lack of widebody capacity from the…

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April 2, 2007
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Widebody Values Continue To Achieve Stability
The widebody segment of the market, at least in terms of newer equipment, has continued to improve. While the focus of attention may be firmly on the extensive backlog of narrowbodies, the widebody segment is also experiencing a shortage. As the finances of long-haul operators has improved there has been…

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April 2, 2007
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Values Follow Lease Rental Recovery
The values of the B757 are enjoying a much deserved respite from a sustained period of decline. FedEx is already in the process of acquiring units to convert to freighters and this should allow the supply side to be tightened further. While production ended some years ago the type has…

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April 2, 2007
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Aircraft Market Assessment
The B757-200/-200ER Market Presence. The age of the B757 is clearly showing despite the demand. At some 25 years of age, the systems and specification are clearly at a disadvantage compared to newer equipment. The mature B757 has inevitably failed to elicit substantial demand for additional B757-200s though the type…

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April 2, 2007
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Potential B777-400ER Yet To Impact B777-300ER Residual
While sketches of a possible stretch to the B777-300ER remain no more than doodles, the possibility of a new B777 variant emerging to plug the gap between the -300ER and the B747 needs to be taken seriously if view of residual value calculations projecting 15-20 years hence. The development of…

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April 2, 2007
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